Translation of "sense" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (MEANING) 意義 uk us /sents/

[ C ] one of the possible meanings of a word or phrase

They are not immigrants, at least not in any sense that I understand. 至少就我所理解的意義上來說,他們不是移民。
The packaging is green - in both senses of the word (= it is green in colour and it is good for the environment). 包裝是綠色的——這個「綠色」有兩層含義。
Security defined in the broad/broadest sense of the term means getting at the root causes of trouble and helping to reduce regional conflicts. 廣義上說,安全工作是指找出危險的根本原因並幫助減少地區衝突。
This passage doesn't make (any) sense (= the meaning is not clear). 這篇文章意義不明確。
I've read the letter twice, but I can't make (any) sense of it (= I can't understand it). 我把信讀了兩遍,但還是不解其意。
in every sense

in every way or feature

It's a book which is, in every sense, about different ways of seeing the world. 從任何意義上說,這都是一本以不同角度看世界的書。
in a sense (also in one sense)

thinking about something in one way, but not in every way

She claims that the system is at fault and she's right, in a sense (= she is partly right), it could be improved. 她主張現行制度有問題,從某種意義上說,她是對的,現行制度確有改進的空間。
in no sense

not at all

We are in no sense obliged to agree to this. 我們絕不是非得同意這件事。

(Translation of “sense noun (MEANING)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)